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Childhood/Middle Childhood Education

Students working toward a certification in Childhood Education may qualify for a second certification as a Middle Childhood Specialist (Grades 5-9). Students must complete all requirements for the childhood education certification as well as specific additional course and field work requirements for the second certification.

Additional requirements for Middle Childhood Specialist Certification

  • Major in an academic field taught in grades 5 - 9
  • PSY 242 - Adolescent Psychology 3 cr.
  • EDU 348Z - The Middle School 3 cr. *
  • EDU 373z - Fieldwork: Middle Childhood Education 0 - 3 cr. (Additional 50 hours)

For course descriptions, visit the catalog.